The New York Islanders couldn't pull it off against the Buffalo Sabres, 4 to 3, on April 1, 1989.

Final

BUF

Sabres

37-35-7

4

NYI

Islanders

27-47-5

3

Team

BUF

NYI

1

1

2

2

2

1

3

1

0

Total

4

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

BUF

NYI

Islanders

Tom Fitzgerald (EV) assisted by Randy Wood and Mark Fitzpatrick

0

1

Islanders

Randy Wood (EV) assisted by Tom Fitzgerald and Pat Flatley

0

2

Sabres

Doug Bodger (PP) assisted by Pierre Turgeon and Dave Andreychuk

1

2

2nd period

BUF

NYI

Sabres

Phil Housley (EV) assisted by Christian Ruuttu

2

2

Islanders

Pat LaFontaine (EV) assisted by Derek King and Alan Kerr

2

3

Sabres

Dave Andreychuk (EV) assisted by Jeff Parker and Mike Foligno

3

3

3rd period

BUF

NYI

Sabres

Grant Ledyard (EV) unassisted

4

3